Alumni Weekend


Save the date for Alumni Weekend and Reunion 2015, October 23-24:

1955 | 1960 | 1965 | 1970 | 1975 | 1980 | 1985 | 1990 | 1995 | 2000 | 2005 | 2010 | 2014

                                                                                

Alumni Weekend and Reunion 2015 Schedule - Registration will open in July!

Friday, October 23

9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Alumni Career Advising Alumni Career Advising
The Northwestern Law Center for Career Strategy and Advancement is excited to provide career advising to alumni by appointment. Please email mailto:career-strategy@%20northwestern.edu for an appointment.


10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. | Atrium Registration Desk | Northwestern Law
Law School Building and Art Tour
Join a guided tour of the Law School featuring building history, renovation projects, and an art walk exploring the Law School’s unique art collection.


11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Alumni Awards Luncheon | Wieboldt Hall | 340 East Superior | $55.00 per person
Join us for the Law Schools 3rd Annual Alumni Awards Luncheon. The awards Luncheon acknowledges the significant impact of our esteemed alumni, not only in the Law School, but in the legal and business communities. Registration includes pre-reception and lunch.


11:30 a.m.  – 1:00 p.m.
Global Café
 LLM and LLM-K program alumni are invited to join current students at our Global Café reception.


1:15 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.
A Conversation with Dean Rodriguez and Pat Quinn JD ’80, 41st Governor of Illinois
A discussion with Pat Quinn JD ’80, 41st Governor of Illinois, and his thoughts on public policy, experience as governor, and views on the death penalty.


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2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
National Cannabis Decriminalization Efforts and the Social Impact of Cannabis Laws, moderated by Professor Janice Nadler
Panel and discussion on the decriminalization efforts as well as the social impact of cannabis laws on underrepresented and poor communities.


3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
WLC Women Entrepreneurs Panel
Women's Leadership Coalition Panel: Where will your Northwestern Law degree take you? A look at the many alternative career paths available to lawyers.


4:00 p.m.  – 5:00 p.m.
Town Hall Meeting with Dean Rodriguez
Dean Daniel B. Rodriguez will share his vision for the future of the Law School and welcome questions from the alumni community.


5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. | Atrium | Northwestern Law
Alumni Weekend Welcome Reception
Kick off the weekend and celebrate with festive cocktails, music, and bites while you catch up with faculty, friends, and students.


5:30 p.m.  – 6:30 p.m.
Tax Ethics CLE Session


5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. | Rubloff 8th Floor | Northwestern Law
Bluhm Legal Clinic Open House
Join clinic director Tom Geraghty JD ’69 with clinic faculty, students, and fellow alumni.


6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Tax Program Reception
Celebrate with Tax alumni, current students, and faculty.


Friday Night Class Parties

Class of 1965
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. | Leighton Faculty Commons | Northwestern Law
$50 Registration includes premium cocktail service and heavy hors d'oeuvres 


Class of 1970
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. | Lowden Hall | Northwestern Law
$50 Registration includes premium cocktail service and heavy hors d'oeuvres 


Class of 1975  
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. | Sidley Austin, 37th floor | One South Dearborn
$35.00 Registration includes open bar and heavy hors d'oeuvres 
    *Please note due to Sidley Austin security regulations – there will be no walk-ins at this event


Class of 1980
6:30 p.m.  – 8:30 p.m. | Kirkland & Ellis LLP | 300 North LaSalle St.
$35.00 Registration includes open bar and heavy hors d'oeuvres



Class of 1985

6:00 p.m.  - 8 p.m. | Timothy O’Tooles, The Guinness Room | 622 North Fairbanks
$15 Registration includes appetizers - cash bar will be available


Class of 1990
6:00 p.m. - 8 p.m. | Harry’s Cafe | Northwestern Law
$50 Registration includes premium cocktail service and heavy hors d'oeuvres


Class of 1995
7:00 p.m. - 9 p.m. | Citizen Bar | 364 West Erie
$50 Registration includes premium cocktail service and heavy hors d'oeuvres


 
Class of 2000

7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. | D4 Irish Pub | 345 East Ohio St.
$32 Registration includes two drinks and appetizers


Class of 2005
7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. | O’Callaghan’s | 29 West Hubbard St
$15 Registration includes appetizers - cash bar will be available


Class of 2010
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. | D4 Irish Pub | 345 E Ohio Street
$40 Reception includes heavy appetizers and open bar 


Class of 2014
7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. | Carnivale | 702 West Fulton Market
$35 Registration includes heavy appetizers and open bar



Saturday, October 24

9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Group One: Alumni Interviewing Program
Alumni interviewers play a vital role in the success of the admissions process at Northwestern, and your participation as a volunteer is important to the continued success of this unique program.


9:30 a.m.  – 10:30 a.m.
Continental Breakfast | Atrium | Northwestern Law


10:00 a.m.| Museum of Contemporary Art | 220 East Chicago Ave.

Museum of Contemporary Art Guided Tour
Spend the morning touring one of the nation’s premier museums.
$18 per adult | $14 per senior | $12 per student

10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Group Two: Alumni Interviewing Program
Alumni interviewers play a vital role in the success of the admissions process at Northwestern, and your participation as a volunteer is important to the continued success of this unique program.


10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Create a Lasting Legacy Session
Plan your legacy, and learn more about the ways you can plan to make a difference and support Northwestern Law while receiving tax savings and other benefits.


11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
NU Law Center for Practice Engagement and Innovation Mini Forum with Professor James Lupo
Join us for a mini-forum focusing on a particular challenge or opportunity facing NU Law grads as they enter the workplace, followed by a structural "design charette" where participants can propose resolutions to the identified issues.


11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. | Atrium Registration Desk | Northwestern Law
Law School Building and Art Tour
Join a guided tour of the Law School featuring building history, renovation projects, and an art walk exploring the Law School’s unique art collection.


11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. | Leighton Faculty Commons | Northwestern Law | Complimentary
Class of 1955 Luncheon
You and a guest are invited to celebrate your Class of 1955 Reunion at a private luncheon, made possible by the generous support of Tom Morsch JD ’55.


11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. | Leighton Faculty Commons | Northwestern Law | $35 per person
Class 1960 Luncheon
Classmates from the class of 1960 are invited to celebrate their reunion at a private luncheon in the Law School.


12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. | Courtyard | Northwestern Law School | $20 per person | 10 and under free
Alumni Family Picnic
Join alumni and friends for a cookout in the courtyard. This family-friendly event will feature music, kid’s activities, and BBQ fare.


6:00 p.m. | Lowes Hotel: Wright Foyer | 455 North Park Dr. | $150 per person
Reunion Grand Celebration Reception


7:00 p.m. | Lowes Hotel: Wright Ballroom | 455 North Park Dr.
Reunion Grand Celebration Dinner
Don’t miss this special opportunity to renew friendships, and celebrate with faculty and fellow alumni at a celebratory cocktail reception, followed by dinner, and music.